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Reason for very low BP in exercise recovery? I was sitting down. Bad hr recovery.

Reason for very low BP in exercise recovery? I was sitting down. Bad hr recovery.

Many: This could just be from deconditioning and take 6 weeks of regular exercise to see a change. Hormone deficiencies (cortisone, adrenalin, thyroid) might also cause this. If you were 40 y.o., I would be concerned about heart disease ...Read more

Dr. Jerome Zacks
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Abnormal Blood Pressure (Definition)

Abnormal blood pressure is a symptom in which a person's blood pressure is much higher or much lower than it should be for his age and body size. If either the systolic (upper number) pressure or the diastolic (lower number) pressure is not in the normal range, then the ...Read more


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What is treatement for low BP that leads to giddness? I am suffering from last five days. Bp 95/55.I am doing regular exercise

What is treatement for low BP that leads to giddness? I am suffering from last five days. Bp 95/55.I am doing regular exercise

See a doctor: Drink plenty of fluids you maybe dehydrated. Check your pulse, depending on your heart rate, other conditions can cause low blood pressure, best to see a doctor if you remain symptomatic. ...Read more

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Cardio exercise makes me feel anxious and jittery, I have anxiety and this supposed to help but it only makes it worse, have normal TSH & low bp?

Cardio exercise makes me feel anxious and jittery, I have anxiety and this supposed to help but it only makes it worse, have normal TSH & low bp?

Start slow: Exercise is good for your health in so many ways. Keep exercising. Start slow - walking is a great way to start - and gradually increase your time and intensity. Learn some relaxation techniques such as meditation or self hypnosis to help calm yourself. Good luck! ...Read more

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Cardio exercises make me feel panicky, exercise is suppose to b good for anxiety but it makes mine worse, doc says I have low BP no heart issue, 37y?

Cardio exercises make me feel panicky, exercise is suppose to b good for anxiety but it makes mine worse, doc says I have low BP no heart issue, 37y?

Panicky exercise: Cardio exercises might make your hr rise mimicking a panicky feel, and may be secondary to not enough water intake. Try drinking 1 bottle of water prior to exercise and drink water during exercise. All in all cardio exercise should help lower anxiety. Did your doctor check thyroid tests? ...Read more

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Taking Florinef (fludrocortisone) 100 mcg daily & high salt diet for POTS & low BP. How to control belly fluid retention I get since starting treatment? I exercise.

Taking Florinef (fludrocortisone) 100 mcg daily & high salt diet for POTS & low BP. How to control belly fluid retention I get since starting treatment? I exercise.

Treatment: You should first start again with your primary doctor to make sure that some items are OK and possibly some items need correction.
You did not include your age, height, and weight so I cannot give further information.
I would appreciate it if you send me some more information. ...Read more

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Why is my pulse rate is low after exercise?

Why is my pulse rate is low after exercise?

Can be seen: As at the end of exercise, the sympathetic nervous system that accounts for increased HR cuts back with the parasympathetic system "kicks in" to cause a rapid decrease in HR. This has been studied and is even more pronounced in trained athletes. ...Read more

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Why is my pulse rate is low after exercise?

Why is my pulse rate is low after exercise?

It has been: Observed, immediately after exercise that your body's sympathetic nervous systems ("fight or flight system") rapidly shuts down and your parasympathetic systems ("rest and digest system") kicks in. When this happens, your heart rate can slow down significantly. This appears to be more pronounced in athlete's. ...Read more

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Please explain what does it means if my pulse rate is low after exercise?

Please explain what does it means if my pulse rate is low after exercise?

After rest?: I assume you mean after you've cooled down from exercise (that is, it was fast during exercise and then slowed down). That's a healthy response called "recovery time". If you're slow during exercise, you have a problem, see your doctor. If you're slow after exercise, you're a seasoned athlete. ...Read more

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26/f. After exercise felt jittery, light headed, and pins and needles in hands. Ate something and felt better. Just low blood sugar or something else?

26/f. After exercise felt jittery, light headed, and pins and needles in hands. Ate something and felt better. Just low blood sugar or something else?

Exercise effects: Exercise causes a number of changes a lot of those are mediated by increased hormone levels also the degree of response is based how regularly exercise all effects you talk of can be due to normal response as time goes on symptoms should diminish in intensity and duration I doubt you have underlying physical issues but a good physical before engaging in exercise routine is ideal. ...Read more

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I want to know how to make low BP normal?

I want to know how to make low BP normal?

Are you lightheaded?: If you have no symptoms such as lightheadedness or fainting, then low blood pressure is not a problem. If you do have symptoms, a doctor can help you find out if this is a problem of the kidneys or adrenal glands or something else. In general, though, drinking more fluids will keep the blood pressure a bit higher. ...Read more

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How we will come to know that person has low BP symptoms and Management?

How we will come to know that person has low BP symptoms and Management?

Need more info: Most of the time "low blood pressure" is not a disorder and has no symptoms. Blood pressures taken lying, sitting and standing may be helpful. People associate "low blood pressure" with dizziness and fatigue. NOT TRUE. ...Read more

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I am 53. Recently my BP recorded 130/100 is it alarming? I don't have any history of high or low BP.

I am 53. Recently my BP recorded 130/100 is it alarming? I don't have any history of high or low BP.

A single point: I can definitely empathize with you that sometimes a single blood pressure reading can sometimes be alarming. This value, while elevated, is not alarming unless there you are having other symptoms. That said, however, it would definitely be in your best interest to follow up with your family doctor and get a full physical examination. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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What's the reason for low bp?

What's the reason for low bp?

Low BP: Low BP without symptoms is not a problem in general. Acquired low bp is usually a blood volume problem but can be related to low peripheral vascular resistance from various drugs, some endocrine dysorders, fever and other conditions can cause low BP. Most often if no symptoms, its a normal variation. ...Read more

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Is 108/64 a low BP? I'm 22.

Is 108/64 a low BP? I'm 22.

Normal: Young / healthy females often have systolic BPs in 90s-110s. Diastolic fine in 60s. ...Read more

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Is low BP after angioplasty normal?

Is low BP after angioplasty normal?

Angioplasty: Low BP after angioplasty is not unusual especially if BP lowering drugs are added such as calcium blockers or nitrates. ...Read more

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Could my diabetes be because of low bp?

Could my diabetes be because of low bp?

No: 'low blood pressure' is only a concern if you're actually in shock. Blood pressure need be only high enough to perfuse your body. Ignore anyone who tries to sell you this 'pop' diagnosis. If you have new-onset diabetes, this is serious and you need to get with a scientific physician to advise you on medication and lifestyle. ...Read more

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How can low BP affect athletic performance??

How can low BP affect athletic performance??

Negatively: Your body requires a certain amount of blood pressure to get blood rapidly to your tissues, bathing them in nutrients necessary to keep up with their high demand during athletic activity. If your blood pressure is too low, then you might not be able to provide this to your tissues and you would feel weak, unable to perform. At the age of 21, low BP is more rare. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have low BP after an angioplasty?

Is it normal to have low BP after an angioplasty?

LOW BP/POST ANGIOPLA: It may be from meds you are prescribed like beta blockers and ace inhibiters. ...Read more

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Should I be concerned about very low BP in a 6 year old?

Should I be concerned about very low BP in a 6 year old?

To answer that, I: Would need to know what the actual BP is. BP's in children are often/almost always lower than the normal adult range. So, what you may be thinking is a "low BP, " may in fact be normal for a 6 year old. If the BP was low for a child, they would probably have symptoms, such as lightheadedness, weakness and wouldn't feel well. If you want more detail, please re-ask your question with the actual BP#. ...Read more

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Low BP mine has been fluctuating with a sometimes high hr should I worry?

Low BP mine has been fluctuating with a sometimes high hr should I worry?

Your DR may need to: Adjust your BP meds or it could be a sign of poor pumping of your heart muscle/ cardiomyopathy. It can potentially cause angina/ chest pain and irregular heart rhythm. Take care! ...Read more

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Is it medically possible to have hypervolemia and extremely low BP at the same time?

Is it medically possible to have hypervolemia and extremely low BP at the same time?

Yes: Yes. When your heart is not pumping adequately you can have hypervolemia and low blood pressure. Also when your blood vessels are inappropriately dilated, you can have hypervolemia and low blood pressure. The first case is possible with heart failure from ischemia, myocarditis, or other cardiomyopathies. The second with sepsis and nutritional deficiencies like beriberi. ...Read more

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My BP os always low (around 90/60) and I have t.O.S. Is that the reason for my low bp?

My BP os always low (around 90/60) and I have t.O.S. Is that the reason for my low bp?

TOS: Thoracic outlet syndrome results from compression of nerves/vessels to the arms, causing numbness & neck/shoulder/arm pain & discoloration. No direct correlation with low blood pressure. Consult your pcp. ...Read more

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Is it possible for someone who suffers from high BP to sometimes have abnormally low bp?

High BP/low BP: Yes it is possible if you are taking BP meds, your BP can get really low due to meds and need to be adjusted. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)

Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more